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Video of Rose Gentle speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Rose Gentle of the Military Families Against the War speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Video of Tommy Sheridan's speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Solidarity MSP Tommy Sheridan speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Video of Lindsey German calling on people to join the Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Lindsey German, convener of the Stop the War Coalition, calls on people to join the demonstration on Saturday 23 September

Video shorts of the Manchester demonstration

23 September 2006
On the march Protesters on the march through Manchester

Tony Benn to join George Galloway on TalkSport after demonstration

23 September 2006
Tony Benn will be joining George Galloway on his TalkSport radio show on Saturday 23 September straight after the mass anti-war protest in Manchester. Tony and George will be discussing the anti-war movement, the politics of protest and the future for the left in this special show broadcast from Manchester.

Nine hundred at Sheffield anti-war rally

23 September 2006
An audience of 900 people in Sheffield heard veteran Labour left-winger Tony Benn warn that "war with Iran could be the beginning of a Third World War."

Pictures: over 50,000 march in Manchester (2)

23 September 2006

Picture: Time to Go demonstration in Albert Square, Manchester

23 September 2006
At least 50,000 people joined the Time to Go protest in Manchester today, the biggest event of its kind ever held in the city.

Video of Nahella Ashraf speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Nahella Ashraf, chair of Manchester Stop the War, speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Pictures from the London peace train (2)

23 September 2006
People traveling to the Time to Go demonstration outside the Labour Party conference in Manchester on the peace train from London

Video of Craig Murray speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Video of Soumaya Ghannoushi speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Soumaya Ghannoushi of the British Muslim Initiative speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

On the move to Manchester for the Time to Go demonstration at Labour Party conference

23 September 2006
Students' feeder march Hundreds of young people took part in a students' feeder march to the Albert Square assembly point. Beginning with a couple of hundred, it grew to over 600 by the time it arrived. There were very large numbers from both Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University.

Video of George Galloway speech at Manchester Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Respect MP George Galloway speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Military families peace camp goes ahead

23 September 2006
Military families campaigning against the war in Iraq and Afghanistan are delighted to have won the right to set up a peace camp In Manchester's Peace Gardens, an area in the city centre that borders Albert Square, the assembly point for tomorrow's demonstration. The council had originally refused the families permission to hold a protest camp, but backed down at the last minute.

Pictures of the Manchester Peace camp

23 September 2006
Pictures of the Manchester Peace camp

More than 50,000 protesters tell Blair it's Time to Go

23 September 2006
Between 50,000 and 60,000 protesters converged on Manchester city centre today for the Stop the War Coalition's "Time To Go" demonstration on the eve of the Labour Party's annual conference.

Video of Lancet editor Richard Horton's speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Dr Richard Horton, editor of the Lancet, speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Military families will defy peace camp ban

23 September 2006
Families of British soldiers have told Socialist Worker they will set up a peace camp outside this week’s Labour Party conference in Manchester, despite attempts to ban them by the city’s council.

Trade unionists join the protest outside the Labour Party Conference

23 September 2006
There were at least 80 union banners on the march, a very high number. They included:

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